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A profile on computer pioneer Gary Kildall and the important contributions he made to the PC industry including the true story on how IBM ended up using MS-DOS rather than CP/M. Kildall developed CP/M, the first personal computer operating system. He was also a co-host on the early Computer Chronicles series. Includes comments by Gordon Eubanks, Symantec; Tom Rolander, DRI; Tim Bajarin, Creative Strategies; Lee Lorenzen, DRI; Jacqui Morby, TA Associates; Alan Cooper, CP/M applications...
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Topics: Episode year: 2001, Episode year: 1995, Operating systems: CP/M, the first operating system,...
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The introduction of the Macintosh in the mid 1980's opened up a whole new world of desktop graphics capability. This program looks at several early graphics applications for the Mac including More II, Power Point 2.0, Persuasion 2.0, and Macromind Director. Originally broadcast in 1989. Copyright Stewart Cheifet Productions 1989.
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Topics: graphics, powerpoint, presenations
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If a picture is worth a thousand words, then graphics should be an important tool for business. Thanks to more sophisticated computers and display technology, the use of corporate graphics work boomed in the late 1980's. This program looks at several new products for doing presentation graphics on a PC including Harvard Graphics 2.12, Draw Partner, Freelance Plus 3.01, Graph Plus 1.3, Storyboard Plus 2.0, GEM Presentation 1.1, AutoDesk Animator, and Xerox Presents. Originally broadcast in 1989.
Topics: graphics, presentations, business
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An introduction to Apple's Hypercard. Guests include Apple Fellow and Hypercard creator Bill Atkinson, Hypercard senior engineer Dan Winkler, author of "The Complete Hypercard Handbook" Danny Goodman, and Robert Stein, Publisher of Voyager Company. Demonstrations include Hypercard 1.0, Complete Car Cost Guide, Focal Point, Laserstacks, and National Galllery of Art. Originally broadcast in 1987. Copyright 1987 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Topics: hypercard, apple, bill atkinson
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An early look at artificial Intelligence. Guests includes Edward Feigenbaum of Stanford University, Nils Nilsson of the AI Center at SRI International, Tom Kehler of Intellegenetics, Herb Lechner of SRI, and John McCarthy of Stanford. Featured demonstrations include Inferential Knowledge Engineering and the programming language LISP. Originally broadcast in 1984. Copyright 1984 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Topics: artificial intelligence, expert systems, knowledge engineering
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AT&T's computer operating system is threatening to take over IBM's MS-DOS dominance. Guests: John Mashey, Bell Labs; Mark Sobell, Author; Bill Joy, Sun Microsystems; Doug Hartman, Hewlett Packard; Mike Denney, Basis; Gary Kildall, DRI Products/Demos: File It, HP Integral PC, UNIX. Copyright 1985 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Topic: Episode year: 1985
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Computers are creating an entirely new platform for playing games, between humans or between humans and computers. Guests: Trip Hawkins, Electronic Arts; Bill Budge, Game Designer; Chris Crawford, Atari; Steve Kitchen, Activision Products/Demos: Pinball Construction Set, One on One, Space Shuttle, Excaliber, Larry Bird Basketball. Originally broadcast in September 1984. Copyright 1984 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Topics: Episode year: 1984, computer games, pinball, space, activation, atari, hawkins, budge
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When Microsoft started giving away Internet Explorer, it became a serious challenger for Netscape. This program looked at the battle to become the dominant internet browser platform. Featured are Netscape Communicator 4.0, Internet Explorer 4.0, VRML 2.0 and RealSystem 5.0. Guests include Mark Brown, author of Using Netscape Communicator, and Amy Helen Johnson, Senior Technology Editor for Windows Magazine. Originally broadcast in 1997. Copyright 1997 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Topics: Episode Year: 1997, Television Programs, Computers: History, netscape, internet explorer, browser
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Japan's fifth generation computer project and a look at the next phase of PC platforms. Shot in Japan. Guests: Gary Kildall, Digital Research; Admiral Bobby Ray Inman, MCC; Ed Feigenbaum, Author; Dr. Hideo Aiso, Keio University; Dr. Yukio Mizuno, NEC; Dr. Hiroshi Kashiwagi, NSP; Dr. Kuzuhiro Fuchi, ICOT; Dr. Tohru Moto-Aka, Univ Tokyo Products/Demos: KIP System, Pattern Matching, Inference Machine, Prologue
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Topic: Episode year: 1985
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This was the very first episode of the Computer Chronicles, originally broadcast in September 1983, covering the history and ancestry of today's PC. Guests: Gary Kildall, DRI; Gordon Bell, DEC; Herb Lechner, SRI; Cyril Yansouni, HP Products/Demos: HP 150 PC, Computer Museum, TX-1 Computer. Copyright 1984 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Topic: Episode year: 1983
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In the mid 1990's many people were on line, but the internet and the world wide web were still a new phenomenon. This program looks at the new open world of the web. Demonstrations include Eudora, Anarchy, the WELL, WinCIM, InterACT.net, and HoTMetal Pro HTML Editor. Guests include New York Times technology writer John Markoff. Also features a profile of the band Severe Tire Damage, the first band to ever perform live over the internet. Originally broadcast in 1995. Copyright 1995 Stewart...
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Topics: internet, web, online
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A review of the new generation of word processors. Guests: Gary Kildall, DRI; Paul Schindler, Info Syst News; Jim Edlin, WordVision; Warren Kuhl, AT&T; Wayne Holder, Oasis Systems Products/Demos: Word, Vision, Writer's Work Bench Text Editor, Word Plus, Punctuation & StyleWordStar Copyright 1984 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Topic: Episode year: 1984
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A user's guide on how to buy, or build, the ultimate gaming PC. The program looks at CPUs, sound cards, and graphic cards. Demonstrations include the NVidia GeForce3 nfiniteFX graphics engine, Philips Acoustic Edge 5.1 surround audio system for PCs, Intel's 1.7 gigahertz Pentium 4 microprocessor, and customized gaming PCs from Alienware and Falcon Northwest. Games demonstrated include Chameleon, Zoltar, Inferno, Black and White, and Quake III Arena. Originally broadcast in 2001.
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Topics: games, sound cards, graphics cards
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A review of computer art, graphics capabilities of computers and professional computer graphics systems. Guests: Herb Lechner, SRI International; Don McKinney, Silicon Graphics; Michael Arent, Freelance Artist; Kevin Prince, MCI/Quantel; Ann Chase, Freelance Artist Products/Demos: MCI Quantel PaintBox, Silicon Graphics 3D Animation, Apple IIe. Originally broadcast in 1984. Copyright 1984 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Topics: 1984, paintbox, quantel, silicon grapics
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For fans of the Commodore Amiga, the introduction of the new Amiga 3000 was big news, even though the price tag was nearly $4,000. This program looked at the new Amiga computer and new third party appplications. Demonstrations include the Amiga 3000, the Amiga 2500, the AmigaVision authoring system, The Animation Studio, and the Video Toaster from NewTek. Also includes a visit to FAUG, the First Amiga Users Group, in Palo Alto. Guests include Paul Montgomery, Tim Jenison, Lou Wallace, and...
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Topics: Episode Year: 1988, Television Programs, Computers: History, amiga, commodore, video toaster
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The advent of the computer and the internet provided a totally new platform for story telling. This program looks at a new paradigm for novelists using interactive technology. Demonstrations include writers.net, hooked.net, thetherapist.com, writers.com, and the Alsop Review. Also features collaborative fiction and cyber comics. Guests include cybernovelists Gary Gach, Chris Werby, Mark Dahlby, and Jaimes Alsop. Originally broadcast in 1997.
Topics: writers, novels, collaboration
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Arabic subtitled version of this program. It was the biggest ever launch of a software product with stores opening at midnight and buyers around the world waiting to get their hands on... an operating system! It was Windows 95. This show looks at the hoopla surrounding the launch of Windows 95, the product itself, and several Windows 95 add-on products including Microsoft Office, Viking RAM Chips, Uninstaller, Trispectives Professional, and The Hive. Originally broadcast in 1995.
Topics: arabic, windows, larry magid, microsoft
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The first major upgrade to Windows was the 3.0 version, launched in 1990. This program reviews Windows 3.0 , some competitive products, and it looks at some Windows add-ons designed to make it work better. Demonstrations include Windows 3.0, ToolBook 1.0 from Asymetrix, PowerPoint 2.0 for Windows, DR-DOS 5.0 from Digital Research, GEM from Digital Research, GEOS and Ensemble from GeoWorks, and ViewMax. Originally broadcast in September 1990. Copyright 1990 Stewart Cheifet Productions
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Topics: Windows, Microsoft, Digital Research, GEM, GEOS, PowerPoint
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Security issues related to the world's increasing dependence on information containted in computer networks. Guests: Gary Kildall, Digital Research; Donn Parker, SRI International; Jim Holmes, Tri-Data Corporation Products/Demos: Digi-Link, Add & Answer Verification. Originally broadcast in 1984. Copyright 1984 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Topics: 1984, donn parker, sri
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With the advent of Windows 1.0, software vendors came out with new programs to take advantage of the new GUI operating system. This program demonstrates several of those new applications including Norton Desktop for Windows, WordPerfect for Windows, Lotus 1-2-3 for Windows, Microsoft Works for Windows, PFS WindowWorks, Microsoft Money, Visual Basic for Windows, Borland's ObjectVision, and Microsoft Publisher. Originally broadcast in 1991. Copyright Stewart Cheifet Productions 1991.
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Topics: microsoft, windows, applications
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The upgrade from Windows 3.0 to Windows 95 was the big leap for Microsoft and began its domination of the desktop. This program looks at the new OS, originally code named "Chicago" and Windows 4.0, and new applications developed specifically for Win 95. Demonstrations include Windows 95, Norton Utilities for Win 95, Visio, and Picture Publisher. Also included are demonstratons of IBM's Warp OS/2, and the Macintosh Operating System OS 7.5. Originally broadcast in 1994. Copyright 1994...
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Topics: windows, microsoft, apple, macintosh, warp, IBM, OS/2, operating system
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Mainframe and network databases for computer users. Guests: Gary Kildall, DRI; Roger Summit, Dialog; Jay Fitzgerald, The Source; Paul Schindler, Info Syst News Products/Demos: The Source, CompuServe, Dialog Information Services Originally broadcast in 1984. Copyright Stewart Cheifet Productions 1984.
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Topic: Episode year: 1984
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An in-depth look at the early Apple Macintosh computer, available software and hardware add-ons. Originally broadcast in 1985. Guests: Joanna Hoffman, Apple; Bob Foster, Telos Software; Lee Lorenzen, Digital Research; Ben Wiseman, InfoCorp; Gary Kildall, DRI; Larry Tesler, Apple Products/Demos: Apple Macintosh, MacProject, FileVision, GEM DrawJazz. Copyright 1985 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Topics: macintosh, apple, jobs
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A look at the popular new software programs for business. Guests: Herb Lechner, SRI; Chuck Kinch, Computerland; Stewart Reges, Stanford; Dan Carro, IBM; Bill Blackmer, Levi Strauss Products/Demos: Lotus 123, SuperCalc 3PC Talk, CrossTalk, IBM Professional Office System. Originally broadcast in 1984. Copyright 1984 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Topics: Episode year: 1984, business, software
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As I-T people across the country geared up for potential Y2K problems at the end of the year, we reviewed several consumer approaches to being prepared for possible Y2K problems. Products reviewed include PCfix2000, Norton 2000, Microsoft Y2K PlugIn Tools, and several online resources such as y2k.gov, year2000.com, and cassandraproject.org. Originally broadcast in 1999. Copyright 1999 Stewart Cheifet Productions
Topics: year 2000, Y2K, microsoft, millennium
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The computer as a creative tool used to make, display and store music. Guests: John Chowning, Stanford; Will Harvey, Electronic Arts; Ellen Lapham, Syntauri; Gary Kildall, DRI Products/Demos: Music Construction Set, Alpha Syntauri Keyboard, Casiotone, Vocal Synthesizer, MIT Experimental Music Studio, Stanford Center for Computer Music. Originally broadcast in 1984. Copyright 1984 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Topics: 1984, MIT, will harvey, john chowning, music, stanford
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Excel now dominates the spreadsheet world, but once upon a time there was actual competition among spreadsheet products. This program looks at Quattro 1.0, Allways 1.0, Lotus 1-2-3 3.0, Ashton-Tate's Full Impact, and Excel 2.1. Guests include Gary Kildall, Jan Lewis, and Jared Taylor of PC Magazine. Originally broadcast in 1988. Copyright 1988 Stewart Cheifet Productions
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Topics: spreadsheets, excel, lotus
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Highlights from the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Products covered include Accolade's Hockey, Activision's Pitfall: The Mayan Adventure, Atari's Jaguar, Advanced Gravis Virtual Reality, Simon Personal Communicator, Amiga CD32, Compaq Presario 425, Video Blaster FS2000, Cyberdreams' CyberRace, Forte VFX-1 3D Head Mount, General Magic, Heartbeat Personal Trainer, Logitech Cyberman 3D Controller, Star Wars Screen Saver, Maxtor MobileMax 1.8" Drive, Microsoft's Dinosaur,...
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The advent of CD-ROM storage changed the way people used personal computers and opened up a whole new range of software applications. This program looks at several examples including Microsoft Bookshelf, the Boeing Maintenance Manual, Media Mixer Retrieval Engine, The Visual Dictionary, N/Hance Systems 525E WORM Optical Disk Drive, Poisondex, Electronic Arts CD-I, and Knowledge Set. Guests include George Morrow, Gary Kildall, and Paul Schindler. Originally broadcast in 1988. Copyright 1988...
Topics: optical, CD-ROM, compact disc
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A review of where major Japanese technology companies are in the PC hardware and software markets. Shot in Japan. Guests:  Katsuro Miyakoda, Microcomputer Magazine; Yukio Mizuno, NEC; Kay Nishi, ASCII; Hitoshi Tanaka, Ampere; Susumu Shinbori, Sony; Michael Miller, Popular Computing; Christopher Mead, High Tech Review. Products/Demos:     MSX, Fujitsu Portable, Sony CD-ROM, CIC Handwriter, Ampere WS-1, Epson Wrist Computer. Copyright 1985 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Topic: Episode year: 1985
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A look at the new technology for computers communicating with other computers. Guests: Gary Kildall, Digital Research; Sherry Geddes, Strategic Inc.; Bob Metcalfe, 3Com; Bill Godbout, CompuPro; Richard Goldberg, IBM; Nat Goldhaber, Centram Systems; George Morrow, Morrow Computing Products/Demos: EtherMacToken Ring, TOPS Network. Originally broadcast in October 1985. Copyright 1985 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Topics: 1985, 3com, ibm, ethernet
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It was the biggest ever launch of a software product with stores opening at midnight and buyers around the world waiting to get their hands on... an operating system! It was Windows 95. This show looks at the hoopla surrounding the launch of Windows 95, the product itself, and several Windows 95 add-on products including Microsoft Office, Viking RAM Chips, Uninstaller, Trispectives Professional, and The Hive. Originally broadcast in 1995. Copyright 1995 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Topics: windows, microsoft, operating systems
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Robots are used to deactivate bombs, to do work in outer space, to work on assembly lines, and just for fun. We'll learn how to build a robot at home and discuss the future of robotics. Originally broadcast in November 1999. Copyright 1999 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
Topics: Episode year: 2000, Episode year: 1999, Robotics, Companies: Sony
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The annual holiday buyer's guide for computer products featuring geeky recommendations for cool new gadgets from George Morrow, Wendy Woods, Paul Schindler, Gary Kildall, and Stewart Cheifet. Products reviewed include Toshiba T1000 Laptop, Touchbase Worldport 1200 Modem, Diconix 150 Portable Printer, LapLink, Ashton-Tate's Byline, Higgins, Complete Hand Scanner, Worlds of Wonder Julie Doll, Microsoft Bookshelf, Broderbund's Science Tool Kit, Complete PC Fax Board, Mr. Game Show, Ask God,...
Topics: christmas, holiday, shopping
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An early look at supercomputers in the United States and Japan. Featured guests include George Michael, head of computer research of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, John Repp of Control Data Corporation, Dr. Hideo Aiso, Professor at Keio University in Japan, Dr. Hiroshi Kashiwagi, Chairman of Japan's National Supercomputer Project, and Dr. Yukio Mizuno, Senior Vice President of NEC. The program also features on location coverage in Japan of the country's supercomputer projects including...
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Topics: supercomputer, japan, parallel processing
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Virtual reality started out as a science fiction concept in the early 1950s. Now, VR has become a kind of holy grail - lots of promises and claims, few results delivered. This program looks at the state of virtual reality. Demonstrations include the Talking Glove, AutoDesk's Cyberspace project, the Virtual Hand, GestureGlove, CyberGlove, CyberCAD, Virtus Corporation's WalkThrough. Also a visit to the Virtual Reality Showcase at the Software Development Conference in Santa Clara, California....
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Topics: VRML, cyberspace, VR, AutoCAD
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A look at the people who are driving the personal computer industry. Guests: Gary Kildall, Digital Research; Steve Wozniak, Apple; Adam Osborne, Osborne Computer; Lore Harp, Vector Graphic; Gene Amdahl, Trilogy Systems. Originally broadcast in 1984. Copyright 1984 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Topic: Episode year: 1984
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It wasn't quite the World Wide Web yet, but everybody started hearing about this thing called "the Internet" in 1993. It was being called the Information Superhighway then. This program looks at the earliest stages of the Internet including Aladdin Systems SITComm, a Macintosh communications program for Internet access, and the WELL (Whole Earth Lectronic Link), an early online community. Also featured is a visit to the former Bell Labs in New Jersey (now Bellcore) for demonstrations...
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In the early days of PCs, you had to know how to open up the box and add the functionality you really wanted when you bought the computer. This program looks at some of the upgrade options including AST's Rampage 286 board, Paradise Systems' VGA Plus Graphics card, IBM's Inboard/386, and Quadram's JT Fax board, and the TV Producer board for the Macintosh II. Originally broadcast in 1988. Copyright 1988 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
Topics: Episode Year: 1988, Television Programs, Computers: History, graphics cards, fax cards, add-on...
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Meet teenage software pirates, computer lawyers and the battle over software ownership. Guests: Mark Pump, Alpha Logic; Smith McKeithen, Activision; Frankie Mouse, Hacker; Neil Smith, Software Publish Assoc; John Draper (Captain Crunch); Gary Kildall, DRI Products/Demos: Locksmith, Cap'n Software, Easy Writer, MacWare. Copyright 1985 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Robotic hardware and software and robotics based applications. Guests: David Nitzan, SRI International; Matt Guerrieri, Autobotics; Guy Rhodes, Microbot; John Will, Microbot; George Oliver, Oliver Company Products/Demos: Hero I Robot, Teach Mover Robot
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Topic: Episode year: 1984
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In the late 1980's, Taiwan was the world's leading producer of scanners, monitors, and many other computer products. This program goes to Taiwan to look at the center of the Asian computer industry. Included are visits to leading domestic computer companies such as Mitac, Microtek, Tatung, and Multitech (now Acer). Also coverage of American technology companies manufacturing in Taiwan such as Atari, Texas Instruments, and IBM. Featured also is a visit to Taiwan's Silicon Valley, called Science...
Topics: Episode Year: 1987, Television Programs, Computers: History, taiwan, taipei, asia
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Microsoft's Windows OS grew up a little bit with the release of Windows NT in 1993. This program looks at the new operating system. Included are demonstrations of NT's application integration and SQL server. Also featured are a new NT based graphics program from Altsys called Virtuoso and a new NT CAD program from Bentley Systems called MicroStation. This program also includes a visit to the NT test and development lab in Redmond, Washington and a comparison between NT and Unix. Originally...
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Topics: windows, NT, unix
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CAD software eventually migrated down to home users with tools that let you design the inside and outside of your house. This program demonstrates several examples including LandDesigner from Sierra Home, Better Homes & Gardens Online, Picture This Home from AutoDesk, 3D Home Architect Deluxe from Broderbund, and GraphiSoft's ArchiCAD. Originally broadcast in 1998.
Topics: home design, CAD, architect, land, home, house, gardes, broderbund, autodesk
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Highlights of Upside's Internet Showcase conference, shot on location at Laguna Niguel, California. A look at new internet sites, products, and businesses. Featured guests include Novell CEO Eric Schmidt (now chairman of Google), analyst Tim Bajarin, and David Coursey. Originally broadcast in 1997.
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Highlights from Upside's Internet Showcase conference, from Palm Springs, California. A review of new web sites and internet related products. Featured guests include Oracle's Larry Ellison, Mitchell Kertzman of Liberate Technologies, syndicated columnist Larry Magid, AT&T CTO David Nagel, and Tim Bajarin of Creative Strategies. Originally broadcast in 2000. Copyright 2000 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
Topics: Episode year: 2000, Conferences: Showcase Special
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A review of the current offerings in word processors, spreadsheets, and database managers. Guests: Lewis Levin, Micropro; Alan Ashton, Satellite Software; Lex Crosett, Lotus Development; Stan Kugell, Javelin; Chick Mornheim, MMA; Steve Dow, Ansa; Jim Button, ButtonWare; George Morrow, Morrow Computing Products/Demos: Wordstar 2000, WordPerfect 4.1, Lotus 123, Javelin, ParadoxPC File/R. Originally broadcast in 1985. Copyright 1985 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
Topic: Episode year: 1985
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Highlights from the annual Electronic Entertainment Expo held in Los Angeles. Originally broadcast in 1996.
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Floppy drives, hard drives, and bubble memory. Guests: Al Shugart, Seagate; Frank Sordello, Memorex; Gary Kildall, DRI Products/Demos: 5 ¼ inch floppy drive, 3 ½ inch floppy drive, RCA CED videodisk, 3680 1.2 GB spindle disk. Originally broadcast in 1984. Copyright 1984 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Highlights from the annual winter Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas featuring new personal technology products. Guest's include Nolan Bushnell and T/Maker CEO Heidi Roizen. Products covered include IBM PS/1, Commodore CD-TV, Kodak Photo CD, Sansui Robot CD Changer, Franklin Concise Columbia Encyclopedia, Brother Powernote, Laser PC-4, Sega GameGear and the Miracle Piano Teaching System from Software Toolworks. Originally broadcast in 1991. Copyright 1991 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Topics: CES, consumer electronics, gadgets
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The advent of optical storage and CD-ROMs changed the rules for software applications and opened up a whole new generation of programs. Reviewed on this program are Encarta, the Association of Shareware Professionals CD-ROM collection, American Visions: 20th Century Art from the Neuberger Collection, Art Spiegelman's The Complete Maus from Voyager, Substance Digizine, and the new Broderbund game MYST. Originally broadcast in 1994. Copyright 1994 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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A review of computer programs for baseball fans. Includes Intelliplay Baseball, APBA Presents Baseball for Windows, Baseball's Greatest Hits, Al Michaels Announces Hardball III, and Tony LaRussa Baseball II. Originally broadcast in 1993. Copyright 1993 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
Topics: Episode Year: 1993, Television Programs, Computers: History, baseball, sports, games
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A review of the new Intel 386 chip and the new super-fast computers and applications that take advantage of its speed. Guests: Dana Krelle, Intel; Michael Swavely, Compaq; Robert Dilworth, Zenith; Neil Colvin, Phoenix Technologies; Jan Lewis, Palo Alto Research Group Products/Demos: Compaq Deskpro 386, Intel 80386 Microprocessor, Zenith Z-386, VP/ix, UNIX 386. Copyright 1987 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Topic: Episode year: 1987
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A first look at the new IBM PS2 computer and its design and interface innovations. Guests: Tony Harris, Digital Research; David Bunnell, PCW Communications; John Dvorak, PC Magazine; Ron Kaufmann, RX Computers; George Morrow, Nestar; Jan Lewis, Palo Alto Research Group; Gary Kildall, Digital Research Products/Demos: DOS 3.3, Gem Desktop Publisher, IBM PS2 Model 50, GEM Draw Plus, FLEX-OS. Copyright 1987 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Topic: Episode year: 1987
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The new breed of integrated software suites and the visual interface. Guests: Gary Kildall, DRI; John Couch, Apple; Bill Coleman, VisiOn Products/Demos: Apple LisaVisiOn, DESQ
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Topic: Episode year: 1984
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Arabic subtitled version of this program. A look at the hot new computer games of 1995. Games covered include Voyeur, Astronomica, Wing Commander III: Heart of the Tiger, Master of Magic, Nascar Racing, Front Page Sports: Football Pro '95, Daedalus Encounter from Mechadeus, and Loadstar: The Legend of Tully Bodine. Includes visits to Electronic Arts and Rocket Science Games and an interview with "The Fat Man", George Sanger. Originally broadcast in 1995. Copyright 1995 Stewart Cheifet...
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A look at the high-tech industry in France, shot on location in Paris. The focus of this program is the MiniTel system, the French precursor to the Internet. Applications demonstrated include banking, home shopping, classifieds, news, and advertising. Also includes a visit to U.S. West in Omaha which was one of the first American companies to experiment with the MiniTel technology. Originally broadcast in 1990. Copyright Stewart Cheifet Productions 1990.
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Second part of this series on desktop publishing looking at software applications for DOS based computers. Guests: Richard Amen, Dest Corporation; John Meyer, Ventura Software; Roger Archibald, Hewlett Packard; Paul Brainerd, Aldus Corporation; Jonathan Seybold, Seybold Publications; Gary Kildall, Digital Research Products/Demos: DEST PC Scan Plus, Ventura Publisher, PostScript, PageMaker, HP DDL
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On location coverage of the annual European Technology Roundtable Exhibition conference in Berlin. Leading technology executives and journalists from around the world gather to discuss the future of computer and internet technology. Guests include Fortune's David Kirkpatrick, Roel Pieper of Tandem, Eric Benhamou of 3Com, Michael Rogers of Newsweek, venture capitalist John Shock, conference host Alex Vieux, Marco Landi of Apple, and Stan Shih of Acer. Originally broadcast in 1996. Copyright 1996...
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A review of new software titles for use in schools and at home education. Guests: Donna Hower, Hillsborough School; Barbara Caligiuri, Cupertino School; Mickey Miller-Meredith, Burbank School; C. Mark Battey, Addison-Wesley; George Morrow, Morrow Computing Products/Demos: Operation Frog, Apple Classroom Tomorrow, Reader Rabbit, Magic Slate, Animal Kingdom, Voyage of the Mimi
Topic: Episode year: 1986
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On location coverage of the annual Consumer Electronics Show from Las Vegas. This was the year of Napster and much of the show was about new music download sites that tried to add enough value to lure users into paying. Also covered are new approaches to ecommerce, web radio, and home media networks. Originally broadcast in 2001. Copyright 2001 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Before there was a Macintosh, the Amiga was the computer for the creative community. This program looks at the Amiga 2000, the Amiga 500, Photon Video Cell Animator, Music X, Video Toaster, and Interceptor. Originally broadcast in 1988. Copyright 1988 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Voice over IP is now a hot topic, but telephony over the Internet started to gain steam in the mid 1990s. This program looks at some early examples of VOIP technology. Demonstrations include Quarterdeck Web Phone, VDONet, Infospace, Timecast, NetSpeak, and OnLive Technologies. Guests include Rob Enderle of the GIGA Information Group, Naveen Jain of Infospace, Tony Zuccarino of VDONet, NetSpeak CEO John Staten, and Matt Hulett of Progressive Networks. Originally broadcast in 1996. Copyright 1996...
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As files got larger and disk storage capacity stagnated, software developers came up with utilities to compress and shrink the size of files. This program looks at several examples including PKZip, Stacker, StuffIt Deluxe, DoubleUp, VideoSpigot, ReelTime, PicturePress, Impressit, Handmade Software, and Disk Doubler. Guests include Phil Katz, president of PKWare; Gary Clow, president of Stac Electronics; and David Schargel, president of Aladdin Systems. Originally broadcast in 1991.
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Printer technology from daisy wheel to dot matrix to laser. Guests: Herb Lechner, SRI; Steve Ray, Diablo; Paul Shapiro, Diablo; John Ebach, PARC; Doug Curry, Xerox; Tibor Fischally, Xerox Products/Demos: Diablo Daisy Wheel Printer, Diablo Thermal Printer, Diablo Series C Ink Jet Printer, Xerox Color Laser Printer
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A consumer's guide to the most popular low-cost home computers. Guests: Jack Tramiel, Atari; Leonard Tramiel, Atari; Frank Leonardi, Commodore; Gary Kildall, Digital Research Products/Demos: Commodore Laptop, Commodore 128, Commodore Amiga, Atari ST 512. Copyright 1985 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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An early pre-Google look at search engine technology. Episode # 1404. Featured are DataQuest, Alta Vista, Zip 2, Autonomy, Pointcast, and The Angle. Originally broadcast in 1996. Copyright 1996 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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A look at the new Amiga models including the Amiga 2500 and new software and peripherals for the Amiga computers. Guests: Tom Stearns, Commodore; Lou Wallace, Amiga World; Dan Silva, Author; Jim Schneider, Inno; Vision; Gary Kildall, DRI Products/Demos: Menace; Battle Chess; Amiga 2500 Deluxe Paint III, Video Effects 3D. Originally broadcast in March 1989. Copyright 1989 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Topics: Episode Year: 1989, Television Programs, Computers: History, amiga, commodore, battle chess
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Neural networks are artificial intelligence systems modeled after the human brain. This program looks at several examples and applications. Included are Braincel 1.1 from Promised Land Technologies, BrainMaker Professional 2.0 from California Scientific Software, MacBrain 3.0 from Neurix, NeuroSMARTS from Cognition Technology, and ExploreNet from HNC. Also includes visits to NASA and Intel to see the work they're doing on neural networks. Originally broadcast in 1991. Copyright 1991 Stewart...
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The OS/2 operating system started out as a joint venture between Microsoft and IBM. That venture fell apart as Microsoft went its own way with Windows. This program looks at IBM's OS/2 and compares its features to Microsoft's Windows 3.0. Demonstrations include Sound Impression, cc:Mail, Lotus 1-2-3, AmiPro, and SuperProject. Includes a visit to ZD Labs for their evaluation of Windows NT and to the annual IBM OS/2 conference. Guests include John Soyring, IBM's manager of software development,...
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A look at health problems related to computer use such as video display radiation and repetitive stress injuries. Guests: Herb Lechner, SRI International; Wanda Smith, Hewlett Packard; Karen Kessel, Koffler Group; Susan Kare, Apple; Jerry Manock, Apple. .Products/Demos: Apple Macintosh, HP Orion Computer. Originally broadcast in 1984. Copyright 1984 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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Personal computers have become a major component of modern educational systems. This program looks at some of the strides being made in computer based learning. Product demonstrations include Measurement in Motion, Grammar Games, Tangible Math, Inside the SAT, and The Musical World of Professor Piccolo. Companies profiled are Apple, Davidson & Associates, Logal, Princeton Review, and Opcode Interactive. Also featured are a visit to an Electronic Learning Fair and the online University of...
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A review of business graphics products in the IBM compatible world. Products demonstrated include Energraphics, KaleidoView, Draw Applause, Freelance Plus, Harvard Graphics, GEM Graph, Presentation Team, Cubicomp, and Zenographics. Originally broadcast in 1988. Copyright 1988 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
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We will show you the basics of how to find MP3's on the net, portable mp3 players, and how to burn your own music CDs. Episode #1904, First broadcast: 10/9/2001. Copyright 2001 Stewart Cheifet Productions.
Topics: Episode year: 2001, Episode year: 2000, Music, Companies: Compaq